Q: My partner 15 years died his son has ordered me to vacate house send him titles to cars there is no will
A: When a person dies without a will, the state's statutes apply to determine who is awarded the possessions of the deceased. Generally speaking the state's statutes state that the deceased's possessions go to specified family members. For example, this could be the deceased's parents, spouse, or children. If you are not married to your significant other, it would be unlikely that you would be entitled the deceased's possessions if they were not given to you in a will, trust, etc, or otherwise titled in your name. If the deceased's son is the legal heir, he may have the right to evict you from the deceased's home and request the deceased's items provided to him. You would need to consult with an attorney that handles probate matters for advice specific to your situation. I'm sorry to hear this and hopefully the above is not the case in your situation.
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